Billy Gilbert

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Birthday
12, 1894
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Death Date
Sep 23, 1971 (77)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
12, 1894
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Death Date
Sep 23, 1971 (77)

About

Versatile actor of film, television, vaudeville and burlesque who had perfected comedic timing and had a trademark explosive sneeze. In 1941, he appeared in One Night in Lisbon and The Great Awakening.

Before Fame

He began acting in vaudeville at the age of 12, and was spotted by Stan Laurel, who brought him to Hollywood.

Trivia

He provided the voice of Sneezy in the 1937 animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Family Life

He was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He was married to Ella McKenzie from 1938 until his death.

Associated With

He was introduced to comedy producer Hal Roach through Laurel, and began appearing in Roach comedy classics.